Cyber Security APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To be a forum for cyber security briefings and discussion. To address developments in cyber security systems and techniques affecting consumers, business and its role in defence, the UK economy/society and the Critical National Infrastructure. To examine security, identity, regulation and fraud. To raise awareness and understanding for non-specialists.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Cyber Security

1. Cyber Security Skills in the UK Labour Market 2020
12/03/2020 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Cyber Security Skills in the UK Labour Market 2020 Research into the UK cyber security labour

2. Cyber security incentives & regulation review: government response to the call for evidence
27/08/2020 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Policy paper Cyber security incentives & regulation review: government response

3. Cyber security skills in the UK labour market 2021
23/03/2021 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: Research and analysis Cyber security skills in the UK labour market 2021 Research

4. Policy paper: Cyber Security Skills Strategy
03/05/2019 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: INITIAL NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY SKILLS STRATEGY INCREASING THE UK™S CYBER SECURITY CAPABILITY A CALL

5. Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2021
24/03/2021 - Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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Found: COVID-19, cyber security remains a priority for charity boards. 68% of charities say that cyber security is

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Cyber Security

1. GCHQ Centenary
11/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: livelihoods and futures destroyed by the actions of cyber gangsters and hostile state actors. That is what - Speech Link
2: Friend mentioned cyber. Would he pay tribute, with me, to all those people who work in cyber, because that - Speech Link
3: The Director of Operations for the National Cyber Security Centre is Welsh. Today, GCHQ has sites across - Speech Link

2. Cyber Threats
18/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: House takes note of the scale and complexity of cyber threats facing the United Kingdom and the case for - Speech Link
2: bringing added awareness on the crucial issue of cyber threats that face the United Kingdom. I shall bring - Speech Link

3. WhatsApp Data Breach
15/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: address it. In this instance, the National Cyber Security Centre has acted quickly to assess the risk - Speech Link
2: Spyware called Pegasus, created by the Israeli security company NSO Group, has been used to hack the phones - Speech Link
3: are fortunate in Britain to have the National Cyber Security Centre and GCHQ, which are across those matters - Speech Link

4. UK Telecommunications
28/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Culture, Media and Sport in the other place on the security of the telecoms supply chain.This Government - Speech Link

5. Cyberattacks
21/11/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: national cybersecurity strategy. The National Cyber Security Centre we established has improved our understanding - Speech Link
2: failed to match the increasing threat with improved cyber resilience in both the public and private sectors - Speech Link
3: days ago by the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy, with 22 senior Members of both Houses - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Cyber Security
1. National Cyber Security Centre
asked by: Martyn Day
09/06/2020
... (ii) Scotland and (iii) the UK that have received advice and support from the National Cyber Security Centre.

2. National Cyber Security Centre
asked by: Jo Platt
01/04/2019
... what performance indicators are used to assess the (a) number and (b) quality of the interactions between industry and the National Cyber Security Centre.

3. National Cyber Security Centre
asked by: Jo Platt
27/03/2019
... whether his Department monitors the number of organisations that are (a) contacted by and (b) receive direct advice from the National Cyber Security Centre.

4. National Cyber Security Centre
asked by: Jon Trickett
13/11/2018
... what the specific campaigns are that form the duties of communications specialists in the National Cyber Security Centre.

5. National Cyber Security Centre
asked by: Lord Campbell-Savours
23/10/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the role of the National Cyber Security Centre.

Latest Questions
11 Current APPG Officers
Simon Fell Portrait
Simon Fell
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Barrow and Furness
Joined: 20th May 2020
Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom Portrait
Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
Baroness Neville-Jones Portrait
Baroness Neville-Jones
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 14th March 2018
Owen Thompson Portrait
Owen Thompson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Midlothian
Joined: 10th March 2021
Lord West of Spithead Portrait
Lord West of Spithead
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
Khalid Mahmood Portrait
Khalid Mahmood
Vice Chair
Labour - Birmingham, Perry Barr
Joined: 10th March 2021
Alun Cairns Portrait
Alun Cairns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Vale of Glamorgan
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Simon Fell MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: simon.fell.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Andrew Henderson, Wychwood Consulting Ltd, Wychwood House, Alton Road, South Warnborough, Hook, Hampshire RG29 1RP. Tel: 01256 861 813

Email: andrew.henderson@wychwoodconsultingltd.co.uk

Secretariat:

Wychwood Consulting Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.wychwoodconsultingltd.co.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.appgcybersecurity.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
20 Jan 2021
Source
Wychwood Consulting Ltd
Description
Wychwood Consulting Ltd is paid by Information Security Group, Royal Holloway College to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 20/01/2021 To : 19/01/2022
Value
£10,501
Date
20 Jan 2020
Source
Wychwood Consulting Ltd
Description
Wychwood Consulting Ltd is paid by Information Security Group, Royal Holloway College to act as the group's secretariat.   From : 20/01/2020 To : 19/01/2021
Value
£10,501
Date
18 Dec 2018
Source
Information Security Group, Royal Holloway University of London
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/12/2018 To : 17/12/2019   Cost Met : Information Security Group, Royal Holloway University of London acts as the group's secretariat via Wychwood Consulting Ltd
Value
£10,501
Date
18 Dec 2017
Source
Information Security Group, Royal Holloway University of London
Description
Secretariat   From : 18/12/2017 To : 17/12/2018   Cost Met : Information Security Group, Royal Holloway University of London acts as the group's secretariat via Wychwood Consulting Ltd
Value
£13,501
Date
24 May 2016
Source
Information Security Group, Royal Holloway College
Description
Secretariat   From : 24/05/2016 To : 24/05/2017   Cost Met : Wychwood Consulting Ltd is paid by the Information Security Group, Royal Holloway College to act as the group's secretariat
Value
£10,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Cyber Security APPG

Former APPG Officers
Angela Crawley Portrait
Angela Crawley
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Unconscious Bias , Women in Parliament
Alex Chalk Portrait
Alex Chalk
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Cheltenham
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 8th April 2020
Bob Seely Portrait
Bob Seely
Vice Chair
Conservative - Isle of Wight
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Marion Fellows Portrait
Marion Fellows
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Lord Benyon Portrait
Lord Benyon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 14th March 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Alderdice Portrait
Lord Alderdice
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
James Morris Portrait
James Morris
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Halesowen and Rowley Regis
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 23rd October 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Vicky Ford Portrait
Vicky Ford
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chelmsford
Joined: 14th March 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
1 APPG Membership
Energy Studies
Nigel Huddleston Portrait
Nigel Huddleston
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mid Worcestershire
Joined: 14th March 2018
Departed: 21st November 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Steven Paterson Portrait
Steven Paterson
Secretary
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Stirling
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships